THE TEAM

Russell Underhill
Executive Producer

Executive producer Russell Underhill started his career as
a commercials director in
South Africa.  He spent more than fifteen years represented by numerous production companies whilst based in South Africa, Europe and Australia. During this time he directed commercials for blue chip corporates around the world.

Melissa Thorne
Senior Producer

Melissa is, in a word dynamic, with a vibrant, magical spirit that that touches all she works with.

She has an extensive, impressive resume including work spanning over twenty-five years of producing in both commercials, feature films and reality TV.
 

Dr Jenni Underhill
Consultant: Education, Mentorship and Training

Dr Jenni Underhill has been involved in the field of academic development, mentorship and training for the past twenty years. She has worked extensively overseas in both Europe and Australia. She holds a PhD in Higher Education Studies and she has been published in numerous academic publications.

Nadine Smyth
Finance and Strategy

Nadine Smyth is the force (and the brains) behind managing all things strategy and finance at Propeller Films (so that everyone else can focus on all-things-creative) To this she brings years of experience and dedication.

Nadine started out completing her Business Science degree at the University of Cape Town before joining the world of business where she brings her infinite finance wisdom to our clients.